How to Go From Crowdfunding to the NASDAQ

June 21, 2016 by  
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Shift Pixy

This comes from an article: First Reg A+, then NASDAQ Listing for ShiftPixy
By JD Alois

ShiftPixy Workers FastTemp staff provider ShiftPixy is hoping to soon trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol PIXY but first, they are raising capital under Regulation A+. ShiftPixy has enlisted WR Hambrecht as sole underwriter on a “best effort” basis to raise up to $50 million with a minimum raise of $15 million.

ShiftPixy is a service provider that contracts with business clients in need of part-time staff primarily in the hospitality and restaurant industry. The company is currently operating in Southern California but intends on opening additional physical locations in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Orlando, Dallas, Las Vegas, Atlanta and Philly (in that order). ShiftPixy currently has over 150 clients and about 3,350 worksite employees.

Let me share why this is significant:

This is a great plan. Many people are just crowdfunding one time with no real vision of how to move forward after that. If all goes well with each step, going to the NASDAQ is the right idea. And you will be able to watch the company progress all along the way. I think there will be a stock exchange for crowdfunded projects in the future but until then, this is a solid plan. I hope it helps you think in longer terms instead of just getting funding that will last you, 6 months or so.

Read the rest of the article here https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2016/06/87013-first-reg-a-then-nasdaq-listing-for-shiftpixy/

 

 

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President Obama’s Global Entrepreneur Summit 2016

It all starts on Wednesday!

GES2016 aims to provide a platform for some of the world’s top up and coming talent to be fast-tracked and connected with a global network of like-minded entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts. Empowering youth and women entrepreneurs brings new ideas to life, while also investing in our collective future. Young people around the world cite expanding entrepreneurship opportunities as their number one priority.

 

Women entrepreneurship and economic participation speeds up development, helps overcome poverty, reduces inequalities and improves children’s nutrition, health, and school attendance. And successful women entrepreneurs are more likely to invest their earnings back into their families and their communities. The connections and insight gained through GES2016 will assist this next cadre of emerging youth and women entrepreneurs in reaching their full potential to scale and catalyze change.

GES2016

 

I’ll be attending all three days and getting interviews, pics and information to bring back to you. Information you can use to grow your business.

Look for live stream on Periscope! I’m DrWright1

How to Make Your Business Greener Today

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How to Make Your Business Greener Today

 

With climate change becoming a more and more pressing issue, we should all start to take serious steps towards reducing our carbon footprint and the negative effects we have on the planet. Most people think that recycling and reusing plastic bottles at home are sufficient steps towards an eco-friendly lifestyle, but what about the workplace?

We should all consider the waste and pollution we create by driving to work every day, and take active action to eliminating the bad habits we all share. Making your business greener is not an impossible task if only you are willing to make a few small, but effective changes.

Carpool

Carpooling is a simple and pleasant solution for everyone who doesn’t want to let go of the comfort of driving to work, but still cares about the environment. Share your car with colleagues who live nearby and your daily commute to the office will become more pleasant and you will also enjoy quality time with co-workers.

Recycle

We all know that recycling is a necessary thing to do at home, but how many of us do it at work too? Your business will instantly become greener if you get everyone involved in recycling plastic bottles, aluminum cans, paper and cardboard. All you need to do is install some recycling bins and contract a company to take care of your materials.

Don’t waste electricity

It sounds simple, but most people don’t consider saving energy by turning off the computers, lights and other devices when they leave the office. Make sure you check that no unnecessary lights are on and make the best out of the natural light available.

Save batteries

Most of us recycle plastic and paper, but very few go through the trouble of recycling used batteries. Batteries contain corrosive acids and heavy metals and are a great source of pollution for the air, water, and soil. If disposed of in an irresponsible manner, batteries can do a lot of long term damage, so check out the places where you can recycle them safely.

Try reusable mugs

Instead of paper or plastic cups, encourage everyone to bring a reusable mug at the office, so you can cut down on the paper or plastic waste your business produces. It’s a simple, easy to implement solution to a very serious problem, so why not try it today?

We should all do our small part every day to make sure that we don’t contribute to the constant damage that the Earth suffers. The good news is that the process of preventing pollution at work is not rocket science!

The task of reducing the damage we do on the planet and making sure we do everything we can to protect it is not as difficult as it seems. If we all do our small part and extend our good habits to the office, not only at home, we will certainly see changes. If you still feel unconvinced, visit this helpful site dedicated to tips and tricks for recycling at work and you will find the right solution for your business.

 

 

 

 

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